US restricts visas of Chinese officials over Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Autonomy Act would impose mandatory sanctions on entities that violate China’s obligations to Hong Kong under the Joint Declaration and the Basic Law. The legislation would also impose mandatory secondary sanctions on banks that do business with the entities in violation of the Basic Law.

La France ne ratifiera pas son accord d’extradition avec Hong Kong

“La loi sur la sécurité nationale à Hong Kong est une rupture qui met à mal le cadre hérité de la rétrocession de 1997. Elle remet en cause le principe ‘un pays, deux systèmes’ et le respect du ‘haut degré d’autonomie’ de Hong Kong et des libertés fondamentales qui en découlent”, a justifié la porte-parole […]

China says it is suspending Hong Kong’s extradition agreement with New Zealand

Three of New Zealand’s allies in the Five Eyes security alliance – Australia, Canada, and the United Kingdom – had already taken similar measures, including the suspension of extradition treaties with Hong Kong. Some proposed “safe haven” visas for Hong Kong residents wanting to leave.

Hong Kong developers’ group supports postponement of HKSAR LegCo election

HONG KONG, Aug. 4 (Xinhua) — The Real Estate Developers Association (REDA) of Hong Kong on Tuesday issued a statement expressing support for the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government’s decision to postpone the 2020 Legislative Council (LegCo) election in a bid to preserve public health.

Citi Hong Kong Releases Results of Second Quarter 2020 Residential Property Ownership Survey

The survey in Q2 2020 indicated a relative calm sentiment in the property market with positive changes observed in important indicators, including the judgment on the time of property purchasing, the views on the trends of property prices and the interest towards property buying. In this quarter, although a considerable proportion of respondents considered now […]

Hong Kong reports 80 new confirmed COVID-19 cases, 3,669 in total

In view of several confirmed cases found related to two food markets in Kowloon, the Food and Environmental Hygiene Department of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) government announced on Tuesday to strengthen cleaning and disinfection in the markets, and urged business owners in the markets to receive nucleic acid test for COVID-19 and […]

Anti-COVID-19 measures applied to Hong Kong’s bulk carrier

Quang Binh (VNA) – The border guard post at the Cang Gianh maritime border gate in the central province of Quang Binh has completed entry procedures for the Hong Kong (China) bulk carrier Amoy Dream and COVID-19 prevention and control measures for its 21 Chinese crew members.

Wigan go into administration four weeks after Hong Kong takeover

The EFL’s test and takeover process involves determining that a new owner has the money to buy a club and support it financially for at least the remainder of the season and the whole of the following season. However less than a month later and a week since Au Yeung was announced as the majority […]

Dave Whelan agrees deal to sell Wigan Athletic to Hong Kong-based company

Neither the club nor the family have commented since IEC made its public announcement. If a sale is agreed, the Football League would have to approve the purchase, certifying that IEC has the money to buy the club and would be a “fit and proper” owner for Wigan Athletic.

China vows retaliation if any U.S. action against journalists

Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Wang Wenbin told reporters at a daily briefing that no Chinese journalist in the United States had been granted a visa extension since the United States, on May 11, limited their stay to 90 days, with an option to extend.